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English definition of “run-time”

run-time

noun [C or U] ( also runtime)
 
 
IT
the amount of time it takes for a computer program to perform a task: The run-time will be five hours.
the time at which a computer program begins a task: I've set the run-time for five o'clock.
(Definition of run-time from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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